About Us

Abu Dhabi Women's College (ADWC) features first-class learning and recreational facilities, including film and sound studios and fully equipped computer and science laboratories with the latest technology and equipment. ADWC offers a range of programs in Applied Communications, Business, Education, Engineering, General Education, Health Sciences and Information Technology, Work Readiness as well as a growing Continuing Education section.

ADWC has two campuses, in the City and in Khalifa A. Students in both campuses enjoy an active campus life with numerous college activities planned throughout the year.


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Director: Sultan Karmostaji

Year Opened: 1988

Enrollments (Semester 1, 2012): 2,216

Credentials Awarded: 8,635

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In the News

  • ADWC Students Become Teachers and Facilitators for a Day
    Sixteen HCT-Abu Dhabi Women’s College Bachelor of Education semester-2 students based at Khalifa City Campus recently organised and hosted an Interactive Science Festival for Grade 1 students from a local school.
  • ADWC Pilots Student-Centred HCT Entrepreneurship Forum
    The Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT)’s Abu Dhabi Women’s College has launched its pilot HCT Entrepreneurship Forum, where students demonstrated their innovative ideas to a highly appreciative audience of industry experts and innovators.
  • ADWC Students Participate in Critical Thinking Workshop
    A group of 52 HCT-Abu Dhabi Women’s College Foundations level-3 and 4 students attended an interactive ‘Critical Thinking’ workshop organised by the Faculty of Business members at the college recently.
  • ADWC Students Visit Robotics Exhibition
    Three sections of the HCT-Abu Dhabi Women’s College’s Computer and Information Science (CIS) students recently attended the Abu Dhabi Electronic Shopper (ADES)’s Robotics Zone, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from the 18 – 21 March 2015.
  • KCWC Students Grow Environmental Awareness with Pre-Schoolers
    The HCT-Khalifa City Women’s College’s Student Sustainability Club and Student Council teamed up with the HCT Faculty of Education and the Abu Dhabi Education Department (ADEC) recently to host a ‘Green Day’ for a group of 22 KG2 students from the Al Rudwan Kindergarten in Khalifa City.
  • KCWC Faculty Present at Tesol Arabia
    Two Foundations faculty members from the HCT-Khalifa City Women’s College presented at the TACON 2015, the 21st TESOL Arabia International Conference and Exhibition, held in Dubai on March 12-14.

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